Martin Van Buren

1782 - 1862

Martin Van Buren

Martin Van Buren ( van BEWR-ən; born Maarten Van Buren Dutch pronunciation: [ˈmaːrtə(n) fan ˈbyːrə(n)]; December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was an American statesman who served as the eighth president of the United States from 1837 to 1841. A founder of the Democratic Party, he had previously served as the ninth governor of New York, the tenth United States secretary of state, and the eighth vice president of the United States. He won the 1836 presidential election with the endorsement of popular outgoing President Andrew Jackson and the organizational strength of the Democratic Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Van Buren has received more than 4,990,682 page views. His biography is available in 119 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 46th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Martin Van Buren ranks 45 out of 14,801Before him are Hurrem Sultan, Peter the Great, Leon Trotsky, Fidel Castro, Huang Xianfan, and Caligula. After him are Josip Broz Tito, Akhenaten, Marcus Aurelius, Hillary Clinton, John F. Kennedy, and Mary, Queen of Scots.

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Among people born in 1782, Martin Van Buren ranks 1After him are Niccolò Paganini, Friedrich Fröbel, Daoguang Emperor, Daniel Auber, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Caroline Bonaparte, John Field, Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais, Ivan Paskevich, William Miller, and Maria Luisa, Duchess of Lucca. Among people deceased in 1862, Martin Van Buren ranks 1After him are Henry David Thoreau, Samuel Colt, Jean-Baptiste Biot, John Tyler, James Clark Ross, Bahadur Shah Zafar, Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, Mikhail Ostrogradsky, Fromental Halévy, Božena Němcová, and Karl Nesselrode.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Martin Van Buren ranks 12 out of 12,171Before him are Edgar Allan Poe (1809), Abraham Lincoln (1809), Marilyn Monroe (1926), Sylvester Stallone (1946), Ronald Reagan (1911), and Ernest Hemingway (1899). After him are Hillary Clinton (1947), John F. Kennedy (1917), Elvis Presley (1935), Pocahontas (1595), Malcolm X (1925), and Steven Spielberg (1946).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Martin Van Buren ranks 6Before him are Donald Trump (1946), Thomas Jefferson (1743), Jimmy Carter (1924), Abraham Lincoln (1809), and Ronald Reagan (1911). After him are Hillary Clinton (1947), John F. Kennedy (1917), James K. Polk (1795), George Washington (1732), Benjamin Franklin (1706), and Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882).